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Define Global Warming, Twitter: Activists Abundant on Social Media

By    |   Friday, 31 Oct 2014 02:35 PM

The controversial struggle to define global warming and climate change is debated daily on the Internet, from Twitter posts to Reddit conversations that sometimes deteriorate into angry exchanges.

Some conversations, like this one on Reddit, seem to be really seeking the truth about the climate change issue, with scientists and lay people alike pointing to studies and talking about how challenging it is to understand such a complex subject.

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But ultimately, the Internet breaks down into two groups: global warming believers global warming and deniers.

Here are eight Twitter feeds maintained by global warming believers that post supportive arguments for the human impact on climate change:

Global Warming
@globalwarming
Bio: Global warming, climate change and environment news from Outdoors Blog.
Followers: 17,500+



Stop Global Warming
@stopglobalwarm
Bio: Bringing citizens together to demand solutions to climate change. We are all contributors to global warming, and we all need to be part of the solution.
Followers: 9,000+ 



Global Warming
@Climate_Bill
Bio: Stop global warming
Followers: 9,900+



Climate Change
@climatechange
Bio: I’m @climatechange. Talk about me. I dig that. (The person running this account posts as if he or she is climate change.)
Followers: 8,200+ 



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Anna Olafson
@annaolafson
Bio: NYU MCC senior investigating the discussion surrounding climate change on Twitter.

With just a handful of followers, this account is more about what’s being said on Twitter than it is about imparting new information about climate change. 





FAO Climate Change
@FAOclimate
Bio: News and events on food security and climate change from the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
Followers: 29,600+ 



ClimateChangeUS
@climatechangeUS
Bio: Climate change science: breaking news, trends and impacts. A project of Resource Media (http://www.resource-media.org).
Followers: 9,700+ 



UNFCCC
@UN_climatetalks
Bio: UN_ClimateTalks provides information on the latest developments in the climate change negotiations and related news.
Followers: 125,000+



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